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The DYFL's next scheduled board meeting is on:

Sunday, November 19th @ 7pm

Seventh Day Adventist Church, 300 E Taylor St., DeKalb, IL

Board meetings are open to everyone.  Please come be a part of setting up the upcoming 2018 season!

Equipment Turn-In

The final 2017 DYFL Equipment Return date & time are listed below.  Please note that fees may apply for missing or unreturned DYFL property after Monday, November 20th.

Monday, November 20th, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

at Huntley Middle School Parking Lot

(by baseball field & soccer fields)

Equipment to return:

-Shoulder Pads with all stickers and player numbers removed as well as any tape, Velcro or other sticky stuff removed.

-Practice Jersey returned laundered.

-Helmet with mouth guard and player number removed as well as any pink tape and other stickers cleanly removed.  Don’t forget to take off any visors you may have installed on your own.  Optionally you can remove and keep the team decals from the sides of the helmet if you wish.   The team decals are the only optional thing… please remove everything else,

Things you can keep:

-Socks (both Black and Pink pairs)
-Game Pants
-Game Jersey
-Team decals from helmet (if you want)
-Helmet visor, etc you purchased


If you are unable to make either of these dates, feel free to send with a friend or contact

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SEE YOU IN 2018!!



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DeKalb Youth Football is a competitive football league offering flag football for ages 5 -6, tackle football for grades 2nd - 6th (ages 7-11).  We promote heads up football, good sportsmanship and community PRIDE in all of our young athletes.  We are a feeder program for the DeKalb School District, meaning we teach fundamentals, tackling and blocking skills that align with the Barb Footall philosophy.

Age Requirements

The 2017 DYFL Season will be operating under the grade based rules.  Player eligibility will be based on the following criteria:

8U/3G:  Any player in third grade or lower during the season, but no player who turned 9 before June 1 of that calendar year.

9U/4G:  Any player in fourth grade or lower during the season, but no player who turned 10 before June 1 of that calendar year.

10U/5G:  Any player in fifth grade or lower during the season, but no player who turned 11 before June 1 of that calendar year.

11U/6G:  Any player in sixth grade or lower during the season, but no player who turned 12 before June 1 of that calendar year


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DeKalb Youth Football League

Refund Policy

Registration refunds will be granted if requested in writing by 06/1/2017. Note: This refund date also applies to anyone registering close to the 6/1/17 deadline). After the 6/1/17 deadline, no refunds will be given unless it is due to medical reason and a doctor’s note is given.  If for medical reason, refund will be registration fee paid minus administrative fees, jersey cost and amount of raffle tickets sold (un-sold raffle tickets must returned).

DeKalb Jr. Barbs is a competitive youth league offering Tackle Football and Cheerleading for grades 2nd - 6th (ages 7-11) in the DeKalb, IL area.  

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Please watch in February/March 2018 for information on the upcoming 2018 season.

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